ST. THOMAS MORE YOUTH MINISTRY | September 11, 2018
YOUTH MINISTRY NEWSLETTER-VOLUME 3

Hello, Everyone!

Like most folks in the area, we here in the STM Parish office are keeping a close watch on the forecast and making plans for a possible strike from Hurricane Florence later this week.

PLEASE READ THESE UPDATES CAREFULLY AND PLAN ACCORDINGLY!

We have postponed the potluck kickoff due to the impending hurricane and its potential after effects.  The NEW date for our kickoff is Sunday, September 23 from 6-8pm.  This is a FIRST for youth ministry, but we cannot risk people’s safety since the path of the hurricane is so uncertain.

The Called and Gifted workshop originally scheduled this coming Saturday is also postponed. Once we have a confirmed new date the invitation will be again extended for you all to attend.
In the meantime, we will have a mini-catechist workshop/meet & greet on Saturday, September 22 nd from 10-12 in the Santa Cruz Room. This is the upstairs conference room in the parish office. There we will go over procedures, the calendar and get to know each other before we begin the next day! Hopefully we will also gather to pray for our teens, their families and be thankful that everyone got through the weather safely!

The campus of STM will close after the end of the workday Wednesday afternoon. We will update the websites, twitter, social media etc with any changes in mass schedules and activities as decisions are made.

There will be a morning Child and Youth Protection workshop held on Wednesday, September 12 starting at 8:30am. I don't have information yet on the evening session for that date. If you have not yet completed your certification or renewal, and are able to attend on Wednesday morning, please contact Claudina Loh directly to reserve your space. If you are already registered for the evening class you will be updated of any changes once those decisions are made.

Thanks for your patience everyone!
Prayers for a safe and prayerful next few days! Let me know if you have any additional questions!


Coordinator of Junior High Youth Ministry
(919) 942-6238
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Updated Youth Ministry Calendar:  
A few early dates for your calendar:

September 12:
8:30am. Safe Environment Workshop

September 22:
JYM Catechist Meet & Greet/Abbreviated Workshop (10:00am - 12:00noon)

September 23:
Potluck Kickoff and First Youth Ministry Session

September 29 & 30:
Piedmont Deanery 2nd Annual Middle School Retreat



Finally, for those of you savvy with social media, be sure to get connected to the various avenues of communication for youth ministry at STM:
Twitter: @thomasmoreyouth
Facebook: St. Thomas More Youth Ministry- Chapel Hill, NC (Adults)
Instagram: stmjuniorhighyouth & thomasmoreyouth
YouTube Channel: STMyouth


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